Chiang and Capannolo reach semifinals in doubles competition.
Waves continue play at the Jack Kramer Club Collegiate Invitational on Saturday.
Michaela Capannolo wins twice today at the Jack Kramer Club to highlight the day's play.
The men's basketball team opens the season at home on Saturday, while the women's volleyball and men's water polo teams also have home events.
Three doubles teams advance to the round of 16.
Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational - Sept. 13-15, 2013 - Photos by Wallace Craig
Women's Tennis def. Saint Mary's 4-0 to win the 2013 WCC Tournament. Photos by Kyle Terada
PEPPERDINE 2012-13: Joined the team in January ... Went 10-13 overall in singles as a freshman, including 10-12 in dual play ... Posted a 7-2 record against WCC foes ... Played mostly at the No. 5 spot in the lineup and went 8-5 ... Clinched the dual 4-2 vs. Santa Clara during the semifinals of the WCC Championship with a 6-4, 7-6 triumph over Delphine Rouvillois ... Went 13-9 overall in doubles, including 13-8 in duals ... Tallied a 13-6 record, all in duals, alongside Ale Granillo ... Ended the season on a four-match win streak in doubles with Granillo ... Played exclusively at the No. 2 spot in the doubles lineup ... Also saw time with Megan Moore and Danielle Feneridis.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Genazzano FCJ College in 2012.
PERSONAL: Born in Melbourne, Australia ... Resides in Hawthorn, located in the state of Victoria ... Daughter of Lou and Sue Capannolo ... Has two siblings, Matthew and Jordan ... Chose Pepperdine "because of the great location and because of its accomplished tennis program."
FAVORITES: Favorite pro tennis player is Richard Gasquet ... Favorite TV Show is Modern Family ... Favorite movie is Step Brothers ... Favorite sport other than tennis is Australia football ... Favorite food is hot chips (French fries).